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- Home Improvement
- B2B, B2C
Market – B2B
Franchisee’s must-have business management experience. Must also have the financial capacity to cover the initial franchise fee ($49,500), purchase the starter kit (+- $15,000) as well as, a mini-excavator or skid steer, a pick-up truck, and a trailer.
They must also be able to cover the cost of their first 2 or 3 orders. No large inventory is required, and this business can be run with minimal office space, in some cases a home office will suffice at the start-up stage. The franchisee is considered open for business when he has met the following:
GoliathTech was born out of a 2004-founded company – Les Pieux Goliath, which operated exclusively in a small town in Quebec, Canada – when purchased by Julian Reusing in 2013, Julian converted the company into a global franchise model.
GoliathTech is still today headquartered in Quebec, Canada, and now has over 160 open franchise units globally.
In 2013 Julian Reusing changed the business model to a franchise model after the previous owner-operated for 9 years as a non-franchised business. Julian first opened their first 18,000 square foot factory.
In 2015 GoliathTech entered the US market and grew it over the coming years to having franchises in over 30 US states. This year, multiple patents were issued globally.
In 2016 they moved into a larger 65,000 square foot factory and they already had 50 open franchise territories.
In 2018 they opened their first franchise in Europe (Reunion Island.) The Canadian franchises were practically sold out by this time.
In 2019 they had over 100 open franchised territories.
In 2021 they opened many new franchises and now have installing locations in the Caribbean, covering now 3 Caribbean countries. In 2021 they are operating over 160 franchised territories globally. They open between 1 and 3 new ones every month.
In 2022 Q1 GoliathTech just finished its newly built state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot high-speed production factory and has moved in!
GoliathTech offers a royalty-free franchise, where their franchisees benefit from quality products, services, and support. The implementation of their products extends to several fields of construction including home foundations, underpinning (foundation repair,) signage, decks, railway infrastructure, agricultural infrastructure, solar, to name some of its applications.
Made from galvanized steel, GoliathTech helical piles deeply penetrate the ground guaranteeing a solid foundation. Helical piles are faster to install than other foundations and have an extremely high bearing capacity. Their piles are drilled into the ground and will not destroy the land around your project as there is no excavation required. Made from fully galvanized 60Ksi steel, the tubes and helices are protected against physical deterioration. Furthermore, to prevent the cold weather heaving, they are filled with polyurethane. GoliathTech uses high-quality recycled steel in its fabrication. This conserves natural resources and energy and reduces the overall carbon footprint. They are ISO 14001:2015 certified therefore a green foundation solution.
The Marketing Fund is used to maximize recognition of the brand and for producing marketing materials and advertising programs; and supporting public relations, market research, and other advertising, promotion, and marketing activities that will benefit all the Franchisees.
Training is a vital part of franchising and so remember to provide all relevant programs you put in place to attract prospective franchisees. Tell franchisees exactly what they need to know about the support they will be given and include details on the initial training, the duration, and location (classroom, online, external trainers of the help you’ll provide. A prospective franchisee will want to know if they would be trained on core operations as well as further elements around key business skills.
Training & Support provided:
There is no typical day for a GoliathTech franchise owner because every day there are different tasks to perform!
As time goes by and as you get to know your business and market well, operations will flow. Your success will depend on your own efforts, like any other business, but GoliathTech Corp is there to help and guide you.
The tasks that a GoliathTech franchisee must complete, include working on local promotional and marketing strategies, ordering, and requesting inventory, and monitoring finances, to name a few. Let’s not forget sales, you must monitor your sales very closely to make sure you meet the minimums, and your business is profitable. Managing your crew(s), keeping up with emails, ordering supplies, administration work, are also part of our franchisee’s daily routine.
These could be some tasks you could expect: